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MIEN OF CANADA.

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EDMUND MEREDITH, Q.C., of London, Out., was born in that — city on the ist March, IS45. His father was John tiWalsingham Cooke Meredith, for many years Clerk of the Division Court, who died in iSSi. His mother was Sarah (Pegler) Meredith, who is still lining. Our subject was educated at the Grammar School, London, and Baptist College, Woodstock. He studied law in the office of Scatchard &- Meredith, Lon-don, and was admitted to the Bar in zS69. He then commenced to practice in London with his brother R. 'Al., now Mr. Justice Meredith. This partner-

ship continued until the latter was appointed to the Bench. In i 890 he formed the present partnership of Aeredith, Cameron & Judd. Mr. Meredith has been a member of the City Council, and was maYor in iSS3 and 1884. In politics lie is a leading Conservative, having contested the riding of North Middlesex in ISS4 for the Provincial Legislature, and, after a gallant fight, was defeated by only thirty-four votes. In religion he is an Episcopalian. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity. Mr. Meredith was married in zS76 to Miss Theresa McCann, daughter of P. AlcCann, London.

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